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Theology For Beginners

Item Number: 18598

Catalog Code: 97808928312412-4-DIS

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Review Provided By - THE Catholic Book Review Site Average Rating: This item received 4 stars overall.
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Frank Sheed

Theology for Beginners has been acclaimed as one of the outstanding modern introductions to theology. It is a clear, precise, and inspiring compendium of the central doctrines of the Christian faith. Frank Sheed makes the profound truths of theology not only understandable but exciting reading for the Catholic layman.


  • Forward
  • Why Study Theology?
  • Spirit
  • The Infinite Spirit
  • The Blessed Trinity
  • The Three Persons
  • The Human Mind and the Doctrine of the Trinity
  • Creation
  • The Nature of Man
  • The Supernatural Life
  • The Sin at Our Origin
  • The Redeemer
  • Redemption
  • The Visible Church
  • The Mystical Body of Christ
  • The Mother of God
  • Graces, Virtues, Gifts
  • The Sacraments
  • Eucharist and Mass
  • The Next Life
  • The End of the World
  • Epilogue

Review Provided By - THE Catholic Book Review Site

This item received 4 stars overall. Not a 'Light Reading' Book, More of a Textbook

This book, Theology for Beginners by Frank Sheed, was a supplementary book for a Theology course I took in my freshman year of college. Looking at the title, ‘Theology for Beginners,’ I thought this book would be a quick, easy read. I was wrong. The book is a hard read because it is addressing topics that are hard for the mind to grasp.
The chapters devoted to the Trinity were the hardest for me to get through. I knew what the Trinity was before I started this book and it is still hard for me to grasp. Theological topics are often deep and hard to grasp at first, it a book on theology was simplified so much so that it could be easily grasped, you wouldn’t learn anything from reading it. ‘Theology for Beginners’ is packed with so much that I know that I spent a lot of time in Chapel while reading it so that I could meditate Full Review...

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